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Thanksgiving Inquiry Project

Use this 10 day unit to research and present concepts about Thanksgiving.

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Content Area

  • Social Studies

Resource Type(s)

  • Unit Plan

Grade(s)

  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade

Course(s)

  • U.S./Nevada History 7/ U.S./Nevada History ACC 7

Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • RI.5.7 - Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
  • RI.5.7 - Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
  • W.5.7 - Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
  • SL.5.4 - Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
  • RI.6.5 - Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
  • W.6.8 - Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
  • W.6.9b - Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not").
  • SL.6.4 - Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
  • H1.5.1 - Identify and describe Native North American life and cultural regions prior to European contact.
  • H1.5.2 - Identify and describe the attributes of Native American nations in the local region and North America.
  • H1.5.3 - Discuss the interactions of early explorers with native cultures.
  • H1.5.4 - Identify the contributions of Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans to North American beliefs and traditions.
  • H1.5.5 - Describe the social, political, and religious lives of people in the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
  • H1.5.6 - Identify individuals and groups responsible for founding and settling the American colonies.
  • H1.5.7 - Examine the cultural exchange among the Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans.
  • H2.5.1 - Describe motivations for and expeditions of European exploration of the Americas.
  • H2.5.2 - Describe issues of compromise and conflict within the United States.

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  • Learning Centers
  • Multicultural
  • Technology
  • Interactive White Board